Effective School-Based Evaluation of Autism Spectrum Disorder

This session is from the NASP 2021 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 1,10
  • Skill Level: Intermediate

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. learn evidence-based assessment practice for students with ASD.
  2. critically determine best practice assessment practices, based on student need.
  3. accurately interpret and present comprehensive results to parents, educators, and other stakeholders.


Participants will learn the essential components of ASD evaluations, including which assessment procedures do not always need to be included. Through discussion and applied activities, participants will reflect on their own processes and learn new strategies for conducting evidence-based evaluations of students suspected of having ASD. Tools used in the presenters' practice will be shared, analyzed, and discussed.



Elizabeth L. McKenney, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Chelsea M. Ritter, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville


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